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The Federalist Society: The Fracas Over the Patents of Actavis

April 9, 2013

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: School of Law LC 211
Contact Name: Heather Cobbett
Contact Phone: 410-837-4142
Contact E-mail:

UB Law Professors Dolin and Hubbard have each submitted amicus briefs to the US Supreme Court in Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, but the Court can only rule in favor of one.

ISSUE: Whether reverse-payment agreements are per se lawful unless the underlying patent litigation was a sham or the patent was obtained by fraud (Dolin), or instead are presumptively anticompetitive and unlawful (Hubbard). 

Pizza and drinks will be provided.